Grilled skewered summer vegetables with smoked tofu

Grilled vegetables

Barbecue season begins! Those who want to have a vegetarian barbecue should try this delicious recipe for grilled skewered summer vegetables. It is a perfect healthy alternative to common barbecue dishes.

Here is what you need for 4 persons:

For the skewers:

180 g brussels sprouts, cut in half
180 g cauliflower florets
180 g broccoli florets
400g cubed smoked tofu or seitan
150 g cherry tomatoes
1 head romaine lettuce
wooden skewers

For the marinade:

3 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp grated fresh ginger
2 tbsp orange juice
2 tbsp orange marmalade
2 tbsp chopped cilantro
1 tsp grated orange peel
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes 

  1. Blanch brussels sprouts, cauliflower and broccoli. Thread tofu on skewers alternating with blanched vegetables and cherry tomatoes.
  1. For the marinade whisk together all the ingredients and place the vegetable skewers in marinade.
  1. Cut romaine lettuce into four pieces. Wrap the romaine pieces with kitchen string and add to the marinade.
  1. Preheat the grill to medium high. Grill the skewers and the lettuce for 3 minutes per side, brushing them with the remaining marinade from time to time.

Serve the skewerd vegetables with salad or couscous.

Have a delicious healthy barbecue!

Your Dole Team




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